Arkansas Rumors & News

  • Arkansas extends Mike Anderson's contract through 2019-2020 season "In the midst of an 11-2 season, the second straight 11-2 start Mike Anderson's had, Arkansas announced Tuesday morning that it's extended the contract terms with its coach. This means the new deal runs through March of 2020 for Anderson, who has a 70-41 record with the Razorbacks since becoming..." January 06

  • Jimmy Whitt picks Arkansas over Mizzou

    Kansas City Star "Columbia Hickman senior point guard Jimmy Whitt has chosen Arkansas over Missouri, announcing his verbal commitment Tuesday at the school. Whitt, a four-star recruit who is ranked No. 52 nationally in the class of 2015 by, set visits with five schools — Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois,..." August 20

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs announces decision to transfer to Arkansas

    College Basketball Talk "After playing two seasons at Texas Tech with a change in coaches from Chris Walker (interim) to Tubby Smith occurring after his freshman campaign, sophomore guard Dusty Hannahs announced his decision to transfer in late March. Wednesday evening Hannahs revealed his destination via Twitter, with..." April 10

  • Arkansas 91, Indiana St. 71

    ProSportsDaily "Anthlon Bell scored 18 of his career-high 28 points in the first half as the host Razorbacks led most of the way in holding off the Sycamores in the first round of the NIT. Bell was 7-of-9 from the field, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range, in the first half for third-seeded Arkansas (22-11),..." March 19

  • South Carolina 71, Arkansas 69

    ProSportsDaily "Sindarius Thornwell scored 17 points and the 13th-seeded Gamecocks charged into the SEC tournament quarterfinals with an upset of the No. 5 seed Razorbacks in Atlanta. Laimonas Chatkevicius had 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench for South Carolina (14-19), which previously knocked off..." March 14

  • Portis Earns Multiple SEC Postseason Honors "Arkansas freshman big man Bobby Portis earned a pair of SEC postseason honors on Tuesday, as the Little Rock native was named to the All-SEC second team and the SEC All-Freshman team, announced by the league office. The Razorbacks have landed 15 players on the SEC All-Freshman team while Portis..." March 11

  • Alabama 83, Arkansas 58

    ProSportsDaily "Trevor Releford scored 24 points and the host Crimson Tide ended the Razorbacks’ six-game winning streak with a dominant first half. Shannon Hale added 18 points off the bench for Alabama (13-18, 7-11 SEC), which held the Razorbacks (21-10, 10-8) to one field goal in a nine-minute span of the..." March 09

  • Arkansas 110, Mississippi 80

    ProSportsDaily "Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, as the host Razorbacks crushed the reeling Rebels. Mardracus Wade added 18 points while Rashad Madden chipped in with 14 points and a game-high seven assists for Arkansas (21-9, 10-7 SEC), which made a season-high 17..." March 06

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Dayton and Colorado notch huge wins, Cal falls "Winners Dayton: The Flyers were right on the cut line heading into the week, with bracketologists essentially split on whether they were in or out. After Wednesday's road win at Saint Louis, there won't be much debate on Thursday morning. Dayton is in good shape right now, as beating the..." March 06

  • Arkansas 87, Georgia 75

    ProSportsDaily "Coty Clarke scored 23 points and the host Razorbacks continued their late-season surge in extending their winning streak to five. Michael Qualls added 20 points for Arkansas (20-9, 9-7 SEC), which shot 7-for-20 from 3-point range less than 48 hours after an upset victory in overtime at..." March 02

  • SWAC allows four ineligible teams in conference tournament "Last season, only seven teams played in the SWAC tournament as three teams were ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to APR penalties. This year, the league has decided to let every team play in the postseason tournament -- including four teams that are banned from the NCAA tournament for..." March 01

  • Arkansas Uses OT Again To Defeat Kentucky, 71-67 "Senior Kikko Haydar’s first two points came at the perfect time, as the Arkansas co-captain buried a pair of free throws with 17 seconds left in overtime to give the Razorbacks a two-possession lead and the eventual 71-67 victory over No. 17/15 Kentucky in front of a crowd of 23,908 on Thursday at..." February 28

  • Kentucky, Arkansas to fill Rupp with positive energy

    Lexington Herald-Leader "With all the feel-good positivity and kumbaya in the air, it seems possible Kentucky and Arkansas will win Thursday night in Rupp Arena. Kentucky players and assistant coach Orlando Antigua talked about riding a tsunami of can-do optimism: The thrilling overtime victory over LSU on Saturday...." February 27

  • Arkansas 73, Mississippi St. 69

    ProSportsDaily "Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 19 points off the bench and Michael Qualls added 15 as the visiting Razorbacks held off the Bulldogs. Bobby Portis collected 13 points and seven rebounds for Arkansas (18-9, 7-7 SEC), which has won five of its last six to move back to .500 in the SEC. Coty..." February 23

  • LSU hopes to catch Hogs snoozing at home in Fayetteville

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "College athletes are supposed to have steely focus. It's all about the task at hand. But if you have an ounce of normalcy, you're going to sneak a peek of what's going on around you. Which is what some of LSU's basketball upperclassmen are doing with the SEC regular season race that enters the..." February 14

  • Arkansas' Madden finally living up to expectations

    College Basketball Talk "Rashad "Ky" Madden spent much of his basketball career angry. Angry at officials, coaches, opposing players and even water coolers, such as the one he once hit during a high school playoff game. Even during his first two seasons at Arkansas, Madden's anger followed him. There were..." January 18

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